TERMS + CONDITIONS
LAST UPDATED: APRIL 16 2019
1.1 All fees are to be payable within 30 days of receiving the invoice, unless otherwise stated in writing (including on the invoice).
1.2 Interest is charged on overdue invoices at a base rate of +5%
1.3 Any work above and beyond what that is listed on the initial quote is to be prepared as an additional separate quote/invoice and is subject to agreement with the client before work commences.
1.4 Any corrections to the final product, or changes to the final product after delivery shall be invoiced as an extra to the fees quoted.
2.1 The client will take full responsibility for proofreading and copy-checking before the product is declared ‘final’. Rygan Productions will not be held responsible for any subsequent litigation by a third party in respect to the writing or pictorial content of any works included.
2.2 The client will take full responsibility of clearing and conforming to Rygan Productions in writing of all copyrighted materials, symbols and/or names used by Rygan Productions for works completed.
2.3 Final is declared after mutual agreement between Rygan Productions and the client, that the commission has been completed to a satisfactory standard by both parties. Final delivery will commence with the export/render of the final product to the client’s specifications outlined at the beginning of the commissioned project.
3. Use of Work
3.1 The designs, storyboards, concepts and all other work carried out during the course of the commission shall not be used for any other purpose other than for which it is commissioned without the prior written approval from Rygan Productions, inclusive of marketing and promotions.
3.2 Where the client wishes to use the design, storyboards, concept or any other work by Rygan Productions for additional purposes, a further fee is to be agreed upon between the client and Rygan Productions before this further use is agreed upon in writing.
3.3 It is assumed that all work quoted or estimated for here is for single use only for one year in The Commonwealth of Australia only. A further fee is to be negotiated for any further use of the final product or any other work associated with it.
4. Design and Production Credits
4.1 Rygan Productions shall be entitled to claim the authorship for a design, concept or production – in any and all stages of development – in which we have been responsible.
5.1 Copyright in all designs, drawings, photographs, artwork, sketches as well as any raw footage and the final product is property of Rygan Productions unless otherwise assigned in writing. Any fees payable to Rygan Productions shall not be deemed to include the assignment of such rights to the client.
5.2 It is a breach of copyright if a client takes a Rygan Productions project, concept, design, drawing, sketch, raw media or the final product – in any stage of development – and broadcasts or otherwise shares – including social media and online distribution – these works without agreeing to a usage fee in writing with Rygan Productions.
6. Final Delivery Specifications
6.1 Where the final delivery specification of the production is specified by the client, changes to that specification must be supplied to Rygan Production in writing.
6.2 Rygan Productions retains the right charge an additional fee for changes to the specifications.
6.3 Rygan Productions retains the right to reject this change if requested with a valid reason. Rygan Productions will provide a valid reason as to why in all cases.
6.4 Delivery specifications include, but is not limited to frame size, frame rate, broadcast quality, master audio levels, exporting container and formats.
7. Storage of Product
7.1 Rygan Productions will undertake to store all productions for at least 12 months after final deli very after which it will be offered to the client before potential deletion.
7.2 Raw media not used in the final project will not be kept after the finalisation of the projects and may not be used in any other way.
7.3 Storage of the product will included but may not be limited to raw media used in the final product, edit files, exports and associated production documents and contracts – subject to further legal requirements.
8.1 The client is responsible for insuring all raw media, recorded media and exports during capture in storage, transit or during delivery, for the full cost of replacement.
8.2 Rygan Productions will take all steps to ensure that all media is carefully treated for and stored for appropriately to safeguard media
9.1 Rygan Productions will not accept responsibility for the late delivery of any production commissioned or otherwise where unforeseen circumstances or late changes to the brief interrupt with the production, regardless of the stage of the development
10. Cancellation Policy
10.1 If at any stage of a production the project is cancelled, the client shall pay Rygan Productions for all work and costs up to the date of cancellation, whether completed or in progress.
10.2 Any third-party costs that are incurred during the commissioned project must be paid for by the client upon proof of receipt or invoice by Rygan Productions.
10.3 Notice period of termination or cancellation fees. The following notice period of termination and cancellation fees apply to projects and productions accordingly
If a 1-10 day project or production is cancelled less then 48 hours before work has commenced or anytime thereafter, Rygan Productions will charge the full rate for the first day of production and crewing costs.
If a 11-35 day project or production is cancelled less then 1 week before work has commenced or anytime thereafter, Rygan Productions will charge the full rate for the first week of production and crewing costs (@ full day rate)
If a 36-60 day project or production is cancelled less then 2 week before work has commenced or anytime thereafter, Rygan Productions will charge the full rate for the first two weeks of production and crewing costs (@ full day rate)
If a 61-120 day project or production is cancelled less then 4 weeks before work has commenced or anytime thereafter, Rygan Productions will charge the full rate for the four weeks of production and crewing costs (@ full day rate).